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Medical Entrepreneurship: Grant Funding

A guide to support entrepreneurship in fields related to life and health sciences.

SPIN Plus through PennERA

SPIN is a web-based system available through PennERA (Penn's Electronic Research Administration) portal. SPIN includes two modules:

  • SPIN Searchable funding opportunities database that includes national and international government and private (foundations, associations and corporations) funding sources.
  • SMARTS Investigator Funding Alert System which matches investigator profile information with SPIN. Matches occur on a daily basis, and opportunities are emailed to researchers.

Access SPIN and SMARTS here and then authenticate using PennKey and password. Choose Find Funding from the top of page. 

Other Funding Databases

Funding Agency Open Access Policies

Use these resources to find more information about the open access policies of individual funding agencies.

Other Resources

Additional resources to locate information on potential grants and requests for proposals.